Ethopia gigantea Owada in Palawan Island, The Philippines (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae). Cesa News 69: 1-2, 2 figs. The present note deals with the record of Ethopia gigantea Owada from southern Palawan Island (Philippines), with short information of the taxonomic history, diagnostic characters, illustration, and distributional map of the species.
First records of Dolichopodidae (Diptera) from Kaliningrad Region of Russia. Cesa News 69: 3-7, 4 figs. The faunistic data of the results of collecting dolichopodids (9 species) in the Kaliningrad Region of Russia during short-term visit (July-August, 2006) are presented. All species are firstly recorded for the Region. Light micrographs of Xanthochlorus galbanus Chandler et Negrobov, 2008 are included; the species is found in Russia for the first time.